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Lovely view of Sakurajima

The city itself isn’t particularly wonderful to look at, but the view of Sakurajima is fantastic... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Bristol, United Kingdom
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A day in Kagoshima

Was fun and nice view. We were only there for the day so it was a great way to see the city from... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

This wheel,'though not very big, is on the top of the main railway station department store so in fact is as high as as its competitor in London. The view of the city and the volcano is impressive and the price reasonable. It took about...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wingfield73
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Spent only 500 yen then can have full view of Kagoshima. Good deal. On the top floor of Kagoshima JR Chuo Station.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank catchau
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

The city itself isn’t particularly wonderful to look at, but the view of Sakurajima is fantastic. It was a very hot day when we went on the wheel and the attendants gave us a fan each as the carriages are metal so got really hot....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ABristol82
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Situated on top of the shopping complex above Kagoshima Shinkansen station. Great views of the city and Sakurajima island.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Was fun and nice view. We were only there for the day so it was a great way to see the city from above for a low price.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank davidgZ397SC
Reviewed 26 January 2017

500 Yen for a 15 min ride, right in the center of town. Probably the best 360 view available for miles. No ticket booth , just a coin machine dispensing tickets which you hand to the attendant outside.

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank Nurikabe_12
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We went at night which means you can't see Kagoshima's iconic Sakurajima...Kagoshima is a medium size city so the night view is not that great...

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 3 January 2017

That's what it looked like to us. The wheel turns continuously and one rotation lasts 15 minutes. Two gondolas to choose from and one is all see through. We picked the white one with filled in floor and enjoyed the steady rise to the top...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank GreenInsights
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I know that's not true. The train station was probably there well before the kanransha nicknamed "Amuran" here. When I first visited Kagoshima, I passed on the Ferris Wheel, figuring there are always things left to do for the future. This year, well, it's the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Frederick G
Reviewed 15 November 2016

the ride is about 15 minutes, can see sakurajima. there is a pokemon cart at that time.you can choose to ride on a normal cart, all transparent cart or pokemon cart. If you have a JR pass. there will be a 100 yen discount. worth...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Belle L
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